05972369 is referenced by 89 patents and cites 25 patents.

A sustained release delivery system for delivering a beneficial agent is provided. The system includes a reservoir comprising the beneficial agent and a capillary channel in communication with the reservoir and the exterior of the system for delivering the beneficial agent from the system. The capillary channel has a cross-sectional area and a length selected to deliver the beneficial agent at a predetermined rate. The system may further include an outer surface that is impermeable and non-porous during delivery of the beneficial agent. The beneficial agent may be formulated in a glassy sugar matrix.

Title
Diffusional implantable delivery system
Application Number
9/50101
Publication Number
5972369
Application Date
March 30, 1998
Publication Date
October 26, 1999
Inventor
Stelios T Tzannis
Mountain View
CA, US
Steven J Prestrelski
Mountain View
CA, US
Craig R Davis
Newark
CA, US
Jeremy C Wright
Los Altos
CA, US
James E Brown
Los Gatos
CA, US
Keith E Dionne
Cambridge
MA, US
Wouter E Roorda
Newark
CA, US
Agent
Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L
Assignee
ALZA Corporation
DE, US
IPC
A61K 9/22
A61F 2/02
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